Man on FDR killed in hit-and-run

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Friday, January 8, 2016

LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run on the FDR Drive Friday.

The 29-year-old man was walking in the northbound lanes near East 29th Street just after 1 a.m. when he was injured.

He sustained head trauma and was pronounced dead at Bellevue Hospital.

Police are looking for a dark gray, four-door sedan they said hit the man.

Northbound lanes of the highway were closed for the investigation.

It was not clear why the man was on the highway.